Unidentified MFG - 3-065 - Rolling Ball Tilt Switch, 4 Position Direction Sensor, 50mA. TO-39 Case, Gold Plated Leads and Contact Ball.

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Rolling Ball Tilt Switch. Direction indicating Switch, TO-39 style case. Gold plated leads, and internal contact ball Highly Sensitive to detect basic motion/orientation. Environmentally safe, non-mercury electronic switch. Sealed type available for heavy humidity environment, free from bad connection problem caused by contact oxidization. Poor man's accelerometer. 

An internal gold-plated ball inside the sealed case touches one of 4 leads when tilted about 25-degrees or more. Since the leads are 90-deg apart you can sense which direction the device is leaning or tie the 4 together and any shaking or movement off level will cause contact closure. Has four leads on the bottom and one on top.

Rolling Ball Tilt sensors allow you to detect orientation or inclination. They are small, inexpensive, low-power and easy-to-use. If used properly, they will not wear out. Their simplicity makes them popular for projects, toys, gadgets and appliances.

Typical Applications - Alarms, Safety, Security, Directional Position, Vibration, Movement Detection.

Last picture shows dissected TO-39 case to show internal gold plated ball and four contact leads.

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